Long Catch in Cloth
To catch a ball in a cloth and get as far away from partner as possible.
-Aptitudes motrices fondamentales:
One hand towel per player.
One ball per player--perhaps a tennis ball.
-Mise en place:
Two players face each other three paces apart
Each player holds a hand towel
One of the players holds a tennis ball in their towel
Players toss (in Covid times have players flip the ball by pulling either end of the hand towel) a ball to their partner.
If the pass is successfully caught have each player take a step back.
If the pass is not successfully caught have each player take a step forward.
Continue for a set time and see which pair of players has moved the furthest apart.
-Questions et notes:
Questions for Understanding:
What is the most effective way of tossing a ball so it is successfully caught?
What is the most effective way of catching a ball so it is successfully caught?